Re: P3 capabilities (was dselect memory use)
On Wednesday 14 February 2007 09:49, Matthew Garrett
> Russell Coker <email@example.com> wrote:
> > P3 server machines can easily handle more RAM, I've had P3 servers with
> > 1G and 2G before. But desktops are limited (desktop and server versions
> > of the P3 CPU have significant differences among other things).
> Like any other P6-class CPU, the Pentium 3 can handle up to 64GB of
> RAM via PAE. Certain chipsets may be more restrictive, but it's not a
> function of the CPU. i810 and i815 are documented to be limited to
> 512MB, but the i820 and i840 were desktop chipsets with support for
Aha, that would be the issue then. I've been using machines with i810 and
i815 graphics, some of them had AGP video cards but I removed them (having no
need for them on servers). I'll try disabling the i81x and use an AGP card
and see if it helps.
>  Well, except some of the low-end Pentium Ms. I guess Celerons may be
> missing it as well.
On Thursday 15 February 2007 02:30, "Roberto C. Sanchez"
> P6-class says nothing about how much memory the CPU can address. It is
> about the instruction set. With that in mind, every 32-bit Intel
> Pentium since the Pentium Pro is a P6-class CPU.
Except for the Pentium-M in my laptop according to Matthew.
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